Aberlour 1985 23 Year Old Warehouse No 1 Single Cask Selection

Aberlour 1985 23 Year Old Warehouse No 1 Single Cask Selection
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Aberlour 1985 23 Year Old Warehouse No 1 Single Cask SelectionAberlour 1985 23 Year Old Warehouse No 1 Single Cask SelectionAberlour 1985 23 Year Old Warehouse No 1 Single Cask SelectionAberlour 1985 23 Year Old Warehouse No 1 Single Cask Selection
Winning bid: £190.00
Lot number: 091-3303

Pernod Ricard's share of the Scotch Whisky market is second only to Diageo's; a fact that is in no small part down to their acquisition of Aberlour distillery in 1974. Despite being unlucky enough to suffer two catastrophic fires (in 1879 and 1898), Aberlour has enjoyed stable production throughout most of its life, and under the current regime its popularity has exploded. This is especially true in France where it has overtaken Glenfiddich as the biggest selling single malt.

This roaring success could be attributed to the delicate berry-flavour spirit that runs from its swan-necked stills, or to the enormous popularity of its heavily sherried A'bunadh batch releases. Perhaps even the fact that the Distillery Manager used to serenade the slumbering casks with the soothing tones of the bagpipes. Okay, maybe not the last thing!

Distilled: 21.07.1985

Bottled: 22.11.2008

Age: 23 Years Old

Cask Type: 1st Fill Bourbon cask

Cask Number: 2752

47.6% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 10

Please examine all images of the lot, any packaging and labels carefully and satisfy yourself as to their condition before making a bid.

Featured in: The 91st Auction (October 26 – November 4, 2018)
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